Tyson Attaway graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law in University, Mississippi. While in law school, Tyson was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal. Prior to law school, Tyson graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi with a B.A. in Accounting.

Prior to joining Vela Wood, Tyson was as an associate attorney in Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP’s structured finance group.

Tyson assists startups and established companies on a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including business formation and capitalization, financing, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D.
  • Mississippi State University, B.A. in Accounting